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Faizabad sit-in case: Government submits Raja Zafar-ul-Haq report in IHC

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday submitted the sealed report of Raja Zafar-ul-Haq committee probing changes in the Finality of Prophethood oath in the Constitution, in the Islamabad High Court. The IHC had given the government until 1pm today to submit the report. During the hearing of the Faizabad sit-in case, Justice Shaukat Aziz […]

NAB starts investigation into Imran’s use of KP government helicopters

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has started investigation against Imran Khan for using the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopters. Earlier on February 3, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan had said that he welcomed the examining of the issue by NAB and adding that the KP government had clarified that there […]

Shahbaz can be a better premier than Nawaz: Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former president Pervez Musharraf has said that Shahbaz Sharif can be a much better prime minister comparing to his disqualified brother. While talking to private news channel, he said that Nawaz Sharif political career is over and now it is time for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) needs to distance themselves from […]

Accountability Court to hear Al Azizia, Flagship supplementary references on Feb 22

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family will hear the supplementary references of Al Azizia and Flagship supplementary references on February 22. Nawaz Sharif and family facing corruption in accountability court which were filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) last year in September on […]

SC directs representatives to formulate a proposal for buying, selling of sugarcane

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench on Monday directed representatives sugar mills to formulate a proposal for the buying and selling of sugarcane crops and present it to the top court. During the hearing of petitions filed by growers for the reopening of three relocated sugar mills the SC directed representatives sugar mills to formulate […]

Don’t give us a lollipop… we are not children, Rabbani told DM

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khurram Dastagir on Monday assured the Senate that Pakistani troops were only being sent to Saudi Arabia to impart training to Saudi Armed Forces instead of entangling in Yemeni conflict. In a ministerial response to a point raised by Farhatullah Babar regarding Pakistani contingent being sent to Kingdom of […]

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Global

Six Houthis killed in skirmish with army in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Mohamed al-Samei SANAA: Six Houthi rebels were killed fighting army troops in Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province on Monday, according to a local official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency by phone, Mossad al-Salahi, general director of Al-Bayda’s Nati directorate, said army troops and pro-government “popular resistance” forces had opened fire on a Houthi patrol with rocket launchers. […]

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30 killed in regime attacks in Syria

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Adham Kako EASTERN GHOUTA: At least 30 Syrian civilians were killed in fresh regime attacks in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta on Monday, according to local civil-defense sources. Regime forces launched air and ground attacks on several districts in the suburb, which has been under a crippling siege since 2012. Twenty civilians, including children […]

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Israel warns Lebanon over Hezbollah attack

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Abdel Raouf Arnaout JERUSALEM: Israel will hold Lebanon responsible for any future attack by Hezbollah group, Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Monday. Speaking at a conference of Jewish community in North America, held in Jerusalem, Erdan said Hezbollah is a key member of the Lebanese government. He called on the U.S. to intervene […]

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Ex-football coach jailed in child sex abuse case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: A British court on Monday sentenced a former football coach for 31 years in prison over child abuse offences. Barry Bennell, 64, was found guilty on 50 counts of child sexual abuse for his offences between 1979 and 1991 during his work as a youth team coach in Manchester City and […]

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Daesh kills 27 Hashd fighters in Kirkuk, says Iraq officials

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ali Mukarrem Garip KIRKUK:  Daesh terrorists executed 27 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters captured earlier in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province, according to a Monday statement released by the Iraqi government. “On Sunday evening, a Hashd al-Shaabi force was ambushed by Daesh terrorists, resulting in violent clashes that lasted for more than two hours,” the statement read. A […]

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Moscow concerned about tensions between Iran, Israel

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Moscow is concerned about rising tensions between Iran and Israel, acc-ording to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday. Speaking at the Discussion Club Valday in Moscow, La-vrov said Moscow cannot ac-cept attempts to deal with any regional problem through a prism of fighting against Iran. “We observe such attempts in Syria, […]

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Pakistan

ECP reserves decision on PTI’s petition to not reveal the funding details

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has reserved its decision on the request of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) for not revealing the details of its funding. In November 2014, the disgruntled PTI founder Akbar S Babar filed a petition in the ECP against PTI for collecting illegal foreign funding. During the hearing, Chief […]

One killed another injured in Lahore court shooting incident  

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least two men lawyers were killed on Tuesday in Lahore lower court shooting incident. According to reports, Lawyer Kashif Rajput opened fire within the premises of session’s court in a result two lawyers, identified as Rana Ishtiaq and Rana Nadeem Advocate, were injured in the incident. One of the lawyers, Ishtiaq […]

Sindh cabinet opposes privatization of PIA, PSM

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Cabinet has resolved to strongly opp-ose the privatization of Pak-istan International Airlines, Pakistan Steel Mill and Lakhra Cola Power Plant. The Cabinet meeting, which held on Monday under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, started with recitation from Holy Quran and then fateh was offered for Mir […]

Shahrukh jail record summoned

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Malir judicial magistrate on Monday summoned the jail record of Shahrukh Jatoi, the main suspect in the Shahzeb Khan Murder case. The court was hearing the case of the primary suspect reportedly travelling out of the country on fraudulent documents after committing the murder in 2012. As the court began hearing […]

Marvi highlights Pakistan’s effort in social safety programs

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Ms. Marvi Memon on Monday highlighted Pakistan’s efforts in social safety net programs. According to press release received here, Marvi Memon at a conference held in Frankfurt, Germany, said that Pakistan was among the top 10 countries which were more vulnerable to […]

Nawaz has initiated movement for justice: Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Monday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has initiated a movement for justice. The state minister was addressing media, where she said that for the first time in the country’s history democracy is completing 10 years consecutively. She said that Nawaz Sharif […]

Afghanistan

Three killed, dozens injured in Jalabad explosion

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: An eyewitness told Afghan media that at least three people were killed in an explosion in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. Media reports claimed that dozens others were injured in the explosion which happened at a busy market in the city and which are also a bus station […]

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Samangan’s deposed Governor agrees to step down

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The newly appointed governor of Samangan province of Afghanistan, Abdul Latif Ibrahimi will officially take the charge of Tuesday after the ousted governor Abdul Karim Khudam agreed to steps aside. Earlier on Saturday, Abdul Karim Khudam was deposed from the governorship of the Samangan province and later he rejected the government decision […]

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At least 20 Taliban fighters killed during operations: MoD

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABULL: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has claimed that as many as 20 militants including a local commander of Taliban were killed in the past 24 hours in various parts of the country. MoD issued a statement in this regard on Tuesday; the statements added that the 14 operations are underway in 14 […]

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‘Govt paying proper attention to mines’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has said the government was paying proper attention to the administration of mines and natural resources in the country. This he said in a meeting with the representatives of Badakhshan provincial assembly at the Presidential Palace here on Monday. Chairman of Independent Directorate of Local Governance, Abdul Matin Baig […]

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‘Distribution issue of e-NICs being used for political purpose’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Afghan political analysts believe that the issue of distribution of electronic identity card was being used for political purpose in the country. Few days ago, President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani and several other senior officials of national unity government registered themselves for electronic national identity cards and announced that the distribution of […]

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Afghan forces rescue 30 people from militant’s cell in Laghman

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAGHMAN: The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have rescued at least 30 people from a detention cell belonging to the anti-government armed militant groups in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan. According to the local officials, the Afghan forces discovered the detention cell in the vicinity of Alingar district on Sunday. Provincial governor’s […]

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Business

FPCCI supports privatization of PIA, PSM

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), regional Chairman Chaudhry Irfan Yousaf has said that the FPCCI is in favor of the privatization of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). He termed that the step towards privatization of these two state run institutes will increase in […]

Overseas Pakistani gets back his Rs 142 million

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Due to the consistence pursuance of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, an expatriate Pakistani has succeeded in getting back his 142 million rupees. Vice Chairperson OPC Shaheen Khalid Butt and Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti informed in this regard that Muhammad Shoaib, settled in UK lodged a complaint that he paid Rs 142 million […]

HabibMetro Bank posts profit of Rs.9.1b

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Board of Directors of Habib Metropolitan Bank Ltd. held a meeting to approve the financial statements of the Bank for the year ended December 31, 2017. A final cash dividend of 30 percent was declared in the proceedings. The Bank posted a profit-before-tax of Rs. 9.1 billion for the year 2017. […]

HBL asset management, 1LINK and FBL sign PayPak agreement

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: HBL Asset Management (HBL AM), 1LINK (Guarantee) Limited (1LINK) and FBL signed two agreements for affiliate membership of PayPak along with Bill Payment Solutions facility. With these agreements, HBL AM’s clients will be able to conduct online transactions between their mutual fund account and bank account with great convenience. It will also […]

NBP wins eight corporate social responsibility awards

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) bagged eight awards at the two prestigious CSR Summit and Award ceremonies, organized in Karachi and Islamabad respectively. Impressed by NBP’s vision and implementation of CSR activities, the two organizations; National Forum for Health and Environment (NFEH) and The Professionals Network (TPN) unanimously acknowledged NBP’s valuable contribution […]

ADB assures commercial co financing for PRs’ projects

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) showed interest in mutual cooperation with Pakistan Railways (PR) to modernize its infrastructure, rolling stock and human resource management. This was discussed during meeting of Mr. Werber E.Liepopach, DG Central and West Asia Department, ADB with Mrs. Parveen Agha, Chairperson, Ministry of Railways on Monday. ADB views […]

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Sports

Kevin Pietersen announces retirement after PSL-3

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Former England batsman and player of Quetta Gladiator, Kevin Pietersen has announced the Pakistan Super League Season will be the final and he will be seen for the last on the cricket ground as he is going to retire after the PSL. Kevin Pietersen, who is also known KP shared a photo […]

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Fakhar, Amir win awards for 2017

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Steven Smith, Nathan Lyon, Heather Knight, Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir are among the winners of the ESPNcricinfo Awards for the best performances in cricket in 2017. Smith’s battling 109 in Australia’s unexpected win in Pune won for best Test batting performance, beating his eight-and-a-half-hour 141 not out at the Gabba, and […]

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PSL 3 trophy to be unveiled in Dubai on Tuesday

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy will be held in Dubai on Tuesday. According to Private news channel , the silverware for the tournament will be […]

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Shaheen excited to be in action for Lahore Qalandars

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Young gun Shaheen Shah Afridi cannot wait to play for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition starting this week. The 17-year-old speedster, who is in Dubai training with the squad, said he is happy and proud to be a part of Lahore Qalandars. “It’s a wonderful team, it […]

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‘Sultans’ inexperience no major disadvantage’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi head coach Mohammad Akram does not believe his team will have a huge advantage in the 2018 Pakistan Super League’s opening match due to their opponents’ Multan Sultans’ inexperience, stressing that all the six franchise are on an equal footing due to massive off-season changes. The Zalmi and the Sultans […]

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Pakistan beat Japan to move into 3-Nation Hockey final

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan beat Japan 2-1 to breeze into final of the 3-Nation hockey tournament at Muscat Sultan Qaboos sports complex. According to information made available on Monday by the Pakistan Hockey Federation, it was Pakistan’s first win over Japan in five international matches played so far , after two defeats and two draws […]

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Fashion

Sajid Nadiadwala announces ‘Baaghi-3’ with Tiger Shroff even before release of ‘Baaghi-2’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers announced Baaghi-3 with Tiger Shroff even before the release of Baghi-2. The Baaghi franchise began in 2016 with Tiger and Shraddha Kapoor which was directed by Sabbir Khan and produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment while the second and third film are being directed by Ahmed Khan. Baaghi 2 will be […]

Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi to work together in a next project

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi will work together in Malayalam director Jeethu Joseph’s, Bollywood debut with a horror thriller. Jeethu Joseph, who is known for directing the thriller Drishyam and now he is all set to make a Bollywood debut and he is planning to a make a horror thriller […]

Kriti Sanon to star opposite Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Ek Villain 2’

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Bollywood Diva, Kriti Sanon has confirmed that she will work opposite Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Ek Villain-2’ which is the sequel of hit movie Ek Villain. Kriti Sanon delivered a super hit like Bareilly Ki Barfi and she already started shooting for Dinesh Vijan’s Arjun Patiala opposite Diljit Dosanjh in Chandigarh early […]

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao to reunite after four years

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Queen of Kangana Ranaut and the talent power house, Rajkummar Rao is all set to reunite in the upcoming project after four years of gap on the screen. Currently, Kangana is busing in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Rajkummar is working on a film with the title ‘Ek Ladki Ko […]

Saba Qamar likely to play Sara Ali Khan’s mother in ‘Hindi Medium 2’

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Pakistani actress Saba Qamar is likely to play mother of Sara Ali Khan in the next movie ‘Hindi Medium 2’. The India media reported that renowned film-makers Ashutosh Gowariker and Karan Johar contacted, Saif Ali Khan’s daughter from first wife Amrita Singh. Reports added that Sara Ali Khan has already rejected about […]

Priyanka Chopra to ends her deal with Nirav Modi

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra has been the brand ambassador of Nirav Modi’s jewellery brand since January 2017. The actress is now, getting legal help from the legal team to cancel her deal after Nirav Modi was appeared as the criminal involved in a massive corruption scandal. Spokesperson of Priyanka told media […]

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Peshawar

NAB starts investigation into Imran’s use of KP government helicopters

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has started investigation against Imran Khan for using the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopters. Earlier on February 3, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan had said that he welcomed the examining of the issue by NAB and adding that the KP government had clarified that there […]

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Action against hotel owners taken for unhygienic condition

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Because of the poor unhygienic condition of several hotels, the district administration on Monday carried out crackdown against the restaurants at Ring Road Peshawar and held few owners among them. On the complaints of locals, the deputy commissioner Islam Zeb directed relevant officials for initiating crackdown against owners of hotels for overcharging […]

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Peshawar Zoo needs concentration of the high ups

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P.  Report PESHAWAR:  Due to lack of strict administrator in Peshawar zoo, the visitors at the newly established recreation site are disquieting Lions and Leopard inside their cages which may cause any untoward incident and serious injury to these precious animal species. Some days before a group of visitors had thrown a large piece of […]

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CM directs early completion of BRT, supply of buses

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak directed for the accelerated work on the main corridor and feeding routes of the Rapid Bus Transit and early completion of drain system on the BRT corridor and early supply of buses for the BRT. He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting on the […]

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KP Assembly adopts anti-harassment law

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed three government bills including the KP Protection against Harassment of Women at the workplaces (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The KP Assembly met for an hour and 24 minutes. The sitting started at 1526 hours against the scheduled time […]

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FATA students protest against FDA, biased police behavior

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Students from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) residing in Peshawar on Monday staged a protested against the FATA Development Authority (FDA) and the biased behavior of police officials. A rally of the FATA Students Organization reached outside the Governor’s House to record its protest against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor and […]

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Home Districts

‘Ghromanj’ demands solution of problems

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A committee comprising elders and local bodies’ members has said that numerous problems in different sectors have added to the miseries of rural population as the government seems reluctant to pay any heed to solve the longstanding problems. The committee named as ‘Ghromanj’ (an area surrounded by mountains) met here […]

Hamza Baba commemorated

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: The 24th death anniversary of great Pashto poet and Baba-e-Ghazal Amir Hamza Khan Shinwari observed here in Landi Kotal. In this connection a litrary gathering was organized under the auspices of Hamza Baba Pakhto Adabi Jiraga at Hamza Baba Complex that was attended by numbers of poets, literary figures and lovers […]

Police arrest 15th accused in Ambreen murder case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

M. Bilal Baseer Abbasi ABBOTTABAD: Police claimed to have arrested the 15th accused person in the murder of Ambreen Riasat, a young girl from Dunga Gali area of Abbottabad. Ambreen Riasat, who was burnt to death for allegedly helping a couple elope in 2016. As per details, the accused Wajid was one of the members […]

Pervez Khattak to visit Swabi today

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: A huge project of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) near Indus River would be inaugurated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak during his visit to the district on Tuesday, (today), said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders on Monday. PTI leaders said that the Chief Minister was expected to be accompanies Asad Qaisar, KP […]

Police arrest 96 suspects in Kohat

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Sahibzada Afridi KOHAT: At least 96 suspected persons including seven proclaimed offenders were arrested by police in search and strike operations conducted in different parts of Kohat on Monday. On the directives of District Police Officer (DPO) Abbas Majeed Marwat, police started operations against the criminals of the area in the leadership of SP operations […]

Lifting of ban on stone crushing plants demanded

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower dir district council on Monday demanded of the government to lift ban on stone crushing plants, arrest killers of seven years old Zaid and withdraw the FIR against a district councilors Alam Zeb for leading a protest against doctors of the Timergara hospital. The council session was held with its […]

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Article

Bumpy flight ahead

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan Financial Action Task Force (FATF) with Head quarter in Paris, France, was established in 1989′ It is an inter-governmental organization with the mission to control money laundering and terrorism financing. India is full fledged member in 37 member house while Pakistan is associate member in Asia Pacific group. Four members country of […]

Afghans are being mislead on Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif According to the Ariana News Afghanistan, dated 19 December 2017, an official letter from the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) has leaked on social media suggesting that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate has opened a dairy factory to export poisoned products to Afghanistan. According to the letter, this factory is producing […]

Syria strikes back as Israel discovers its warplanes aren’t invincible

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Rania Khalek Israel has long been the unchallenged bully in the Middle East, but now Tel Aviv will face consequences for its temper tantrums. That was the message from Damascus last weekend when the Syrian army shot down an Israeli F-16. The dramatic escalation happened as Israel claimed one of its warplanes was in Syrian […]

The view from Balkh: how to fix the dysfunctional system in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

Ata Mohammad Noor Afghanistan faces a number of challenges internally and externally. Security and corruption are near the top of the list, but fixing Afghanistan’s debilitated political system deserves greater attention. For the past four decades, the people of Afghanistan have been suffering from perpetual conflict, instability and poverty. We were victims of the Soviet […]

At brink of social reforms, Turkey resembles Ireland’s experience

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Muhammed Serif At the end of the 1980s, Ireland was among the weakest economies in Europe. Facing slow growth, heavy taxation and high rates of unemployment, the only hope for many Irish youths was to leave their country and look for jobs abroad. Ireland at that time was depicted as the poorest of the rich […]

Governance in KP?

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan A news appeared in a national daily that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is unable to utilize development funds as per their allocation, even though finance department releases funds in time and in a demand-driven fashion. The Annual Development Program (ADP) of government reflects its seriousness for the upgradation and improvement of the […]

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Editorial

Investment heaven

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, while addressing a conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claimed that Pakistan has rapidly emerged as one of the top five emerging economies in recent years in the world and the world is admitting it. He said that in the eyes of media Pakistan is no longer a place of danger. The […]

Munich Security conference

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Addressing the Munich Security Conference  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa stressed the repatriation of 2.7 million Afghan refugees can greatly improve the security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Army Chief said that world is harvesting what had been sown 40 years ago. He called for repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan […]

Grey list impact

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

The prospects of Pakistan being placed on global terrorist financing watchlist could endanger its handful of remaining banking links to the outside world, causing a real financial pain to the economy. The United States had already suspended its economic and security assistance to Pakistan worth 2 billion dollars. Inclusion on the Financial Action Task Force […]

Desire for dialogue

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

Making a policy statement in the upper house of the parliament, Senate, Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir urged President Trump administration to hold meaningful dialogue with Pakistan instead of issuing threats of suspension of economic and security assistance. He said dialogue can be held only when a pleasant environment is created.The Defense Minister said the United […]

Planning Commission assessment

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

The internal assessment of the Planning Commission reveals that PML-N government failed to achieve macroeconomic and social targets it set in the 11th five year plan. The assessment reveals that ruling party failed to achieve the targets even in the areas like electricity and construction of roads. It has neutralized all the claims of economic […]

Kabul defense conference

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Speaking at the Chiefs of Defense Conference held at Afghan Capital Kabul, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) general Qamar Javed Bajwa reiterated that the path to regional peace and stability passes through Afghanistan. He said Pakistan had eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil; however, residual signatures of terrorists, who take advantage of presence of […]

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